Drones, also called an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), flying within a 5 mile radius of an airport, must contact the airport and air traffic control tower. Both recreational and commercial users must comply with FAA regulations.
Instructions for Recreational Use:
Instructions for Commercial Use:
- Pilot in command must be licensed. To receive a license, visit a Knowledge Testing Center
- Register aircraft at registermyuas.faa.gov
- Must receive permission from Air Traffic Control at (817)222-5872
- Adhere to FAR Part 107
AirMap is a free iOS, Android and web app that delivers real-time data to drone operators. The drone operators can view airspace information and advisory data, create a pilot profile, manage aircraft, create flight plans, submit digital flight notices to airports, view public flights, and more. Overall, it is an easier way for operators to fly responsibly.